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The Caucasus, or Caucasia, is a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and south western Russia. [Wikipedia]

Azerbaijan gives Armenia 10 more days to leave Kalbajar

BAKU Azerbaijan on Sunday gave Armenia 10 more days to evacuate Kalbajar district, which borders Nagorno-Karabakh, due to climatic and natural conditions, an official said. In a press conference, Hikmet Hajiyev,...

Russia announces cease-fire between Armenia, Azerbaijan

By Dmitri Chirciu MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin announced early Tuesday that Azerbaijan and Armenia have signed a deal to end the conflict in the Upper Karabakh region. Putin announced a new...

Shusha, more than just a city for Azerbaijanis

BAKU Historical and cultural riches of Shusha, southwestern Azerbaijan, makes it more than just a city for Azerbaijanis. The key town in the Nagorno-Karabakh region was liberated from the Armenian...

Azerbaijan destroys Armenian army’s ammunition depots

ANKARA Azerbaijan's army on Tuesday destroyed two ammunition depots belonging to the Armenian army in an operation launched to protect its territories. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said its army destroyed two...

Azerbaijan moves European court over Armenia's attacks

BAKU Azerbaijan has moved the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over Armenia’s attacks on civilians, authorities said on Friday. In a meeting with representatives of diplomatic missions and media outlets,...

Azerbaijani military continues operations to free land

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani army continues its military operations to liberate territories occupied for nearly 30 years by Armenian forces, the country's Defense Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement, the ministry...

Azerbaijan: Not much room for negotiations with Armenia

ANKARA  Amid Armenia's aggressive rhetoric and attacks on the Upper Karabakh region, "there is not much room for negotiation," Azerbaijan's president has said in an interview. In an interview with Nikkei...

Azerbaijan downs 7 Armenian drones in 3 days

BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani army has shot down another unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of Armenia over the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. “On October 22, in...

Azerbaijan marks Independence Day with pride, sorrow

ANKARA Azerbaijan on Sunday is marking the 29th anniversary of its independence with both pride and sorrow, as it comes in the wake of deadly attacks on civilian settlements by...

Armenian attack kills 10 civilians in Ganja, Azerbaijan

BAKU  At least ten civilians were killed, including two children, and 35 others injured, after the Armenian army struck Azerbaijan’s second-largest city, Ganja, with missile attacks, a top Azerbaijani official...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...